Patent Portfolio for Sale:

Advanced On-Demand e-Commerce Interactive System    

Interactive virtual negotiation and selling system using natural language approach

Overview

An interactive e-commerce system that enables users to interact with a sales representative system for providing sales guidance. The system offers the user products and services according to parameters collected from the user. The system provides market advisory information, guides the customer to the target product, and assists in the purchasing of the product.

"one to one" commercial negotiations conducted electronically over the internet, using persuasive text, discounts, promotions and dynamic pricing. Based on the users input, the system may accept or reject the offer. The system negotiates on many more parameters than simply the price itself.

The interactive application is provided via a concise and meaningful comparison between unlimited amount of products and services, presenting the user with a natural language output.

Primary Application of the Technology

e-commerce technology vendors,
online commerce/shopping providers,
online catalog and sales systems providers

Comments on Deal Structure, Potential Terms and Restrictions

Direct IP sale

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Patent Summary

U.S. Patent Classes & Classifications Covered in this listing:

Class 705: Data Processing:Financial, Business Practice, Management, Or Cost/Price Determination

This is the generic class for apparatus and corresponding methods for performing data processing operations, in which there is a significant change in the data or for performing calculation operations wherein the apparatus or method is uniquely designed for or utilized in the practice, administration, or management of an enterprise, or in the processing of financial data. It also provides for apparatus and corresponding methods for performing data processing or calculating operations in which a charge for goods or services is determined.

Subclass 80: ELECTRONIC NEGOTIATION
Subclass 26: Electronic shopping (e.g., remote ordering)
Subclass 27: Presentation of image or description of sales item (e.g., electronic catalog browsing)
Subclass 28: Inventory management
Subclass 37: Trading, matching, or bidding

Class 706: Data Processing:Artificial Intelligence

This is a generic class for artificial intelligence type computers and digital data processing systems and corresponding data processing methods and products for emulation of intelligence (i.e., knowledge based systems, reasoning systems, and knowledge acquisition systems); and including systems for reasoning with uncertainty (e.g., fuzzy logic systems), adaptive systems, machine learning systems, and artificial neural networks.

Subclass 47: Ruled-based reasoning system

Class 707: Data Processing:Database And File Management Or Data Structures

This is the generic class for data processing apparatus and corresponding methods for the retrieval of data stored in a database or as computer files. It provides for data processing means or steps for generic data, file and directory upkeeping, file naming, and file and database maintenance including integrity consideration, recovery, and versioning. There are three main divisions: 1. database and file accessing; 2. database schema and data structure; 3. file and database maintenance.


Class 704: Data Processing:Speech Signal Processing, Linguistics, Language Translation, And Audio Compression/Decompression

This is the generic class for apparatus and corresponding methods for constructing, analyzing, and modifying units of human language by data processing, in which there is a significant change in the data.This class also provides for systems or methods that process speech signals for storage, transmission, recognition, or synthesis of speech; and for systems or methods for bandwidth compression or expansion of an audio signal, or for time compression or expansion of an audio signal. There are three main divisions: linguistics; speech signal processing; and audio compression.

Subclass 7: Storage or retrieval of data
Subclass 9: Natural language